The Jonesboro Sun serves more than 80,000 readers in the northeast region of Arkansas. The newspaper has market coverage in seven counties of Arkansas. It publishes seven days a week. The paper covers national and local news, sports, general interest, lifestyles and the government. Editorial, classified and events sections are also included. The Sun is involved with Newspapers in Education. The purpose of Newspapers in Education is to build community literacy, increase basic reading and comprehension skills and circulate real-life referents for teaching. Paxton Media Group of Paducah, Ky., owns the Sun. Jonesboro Sun s main office is located in Jonesboro, Ark.